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June 2019

Make a Salmon Leather Wallet

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50 6 tickets left

Did you know eco-friendly fish leather uses the skin of processed fish that would otherwise be thrown away?  Fish leather is being used today in the design of handbags, shoes, even clothing.  In this class you’ll create your own leather bi-fold wallet using tanned/dyed salmon leather.  Fish leather is the second strongest leather after kangaroo leather!  Each student will take home a wallet with a cash pocket plus 2-4 credit card pockets.  The salmon leather is imported from Iceland and…

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Intro to Timber Framing – Build a Sawhorse

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 9, 2019 at 8:00am

$200 8 tickets left

This class provides an opportunity to become acquainted with timber framing tools, practices and techniques, while building your own sawhorse!  With Jon as your guide, students will employ square rule methodology and build a sawhorse using traditional tools, with a few power tools along the way to speed up the process. This class will be held over 2 days:  8:am-4:00pm Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, 2019 at our location at Wilder Forest. Students will cut, assemble and take…

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Making a Slab-built Pottery Mug with Connie Helke

- Sold out!
June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90 Sold out

Connie Helke is amazing and generous, and we love her!  Because of high interest, she has agreed to hold another class at her studio, to benefit Marine Mills Folk School!  Your class fee will go 100% to supporting our new folk school, as Connie is donating her time. Be one of the lucky few to spend an afternoon with Connie, learning to create a functional mug complete with handle.  You will learn to roll out a slab of white stoneware…

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July 2019

Stone Balancing

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$60 12 tickets left

The piling of stones has been happening since ancient times, whether for spiritual purposes, identification of burial grounds, navigation, or other reasons.  Stone balancing has been compared to yoga practice, as the mind becomes focused and quiet during the process of balancing the stones. Uniting elements of performance art, sculpture, and meditation, Peter Juhl has been arranging natural stones to create works of art for over twenty years, primarily on the North Shore of Minnesota. The sculptures he creates evoke…

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